Playing Here

No matter where you go, you’ll find that Hancock Is Home.

Hancock County offers many options for recreation and relaxation. Hike a trail at Jeffries Cliffs to take in the beautiful landscape of the area. Vastwood Park is a one-stop place for camping, fishing, disc golf, and sporting events. Public boat ramps are available along the river in Lewisport and Hawesville. South Hancock Park boasts a walking trail, basketball courts, softball field and a playground. No matter where you go, you’ll find that Hancock Is Home.

There’s really something for everyone in Hancock County.

  • Hike the beautiful cliffs at Jeffries Cliff.
  • Play some disc golf at our challenging 9 hole course at Vastwood Park.
  • Bring your kayaks and enjoy an afternoon on the lake at Vastwood Park.
  • Host your family reunion at Vastwood Park.
  • Camp and fish at Vastwood Park.
  • Trace your genealogy at the Hancock Archives.
  • Tour the Hancock County Museum or the Hancock County Farm Museum.
  • Go back in time with a visit to the Emmick Plantation.
  • Launch your boat at the Lewisport or Hawesville Boat Ramp and enjoy a day on the river.
  • Take a relaxing walk around the lake at Vastwood Park.
  • Enjoy making memories with your kids and grandkids at one of three playgrounds.
  • Pick up a jar of our famous Hancock County Sorghum at any local grocer.
  • Visit the Pate House where Lincoln won his first court case.
  • Enter a fishing tournament on the Ohio River or just fish from the river bank on a nice day.
  • Explore the country roads and enjoy the scenery.

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